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Dr P C Ray

Scientist



Dr Prafulla Chandra Ray was a great scientist and patriot who has won international acclaim. He was a professor of chemistry at the University College of Science. A lionís share of his salary was donated to students who were interested in science. Bose specialized in making chemicals as well as medicines. His autobiograpgy, 'The Life and Experience of a Bengali Chemist', is testimony to his taste in English literature. Ray also worked to abolish social evils such as untouchability, child marriage and the dowry system.


Updated on 18th December, 2005

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